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" Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And still where many a garden -flower grows wild; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with... "
Walks Through Bath: Describing Every Thing Worthy of Interest, Including ... - Page 144
by Pierce Egan - 1819 - 329 pages
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year; llcmote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wish'd to change his place ; Unskilful...
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A New Pronouncing Spelling Book, and Concise Expositor of the English ...

James M'Donald - Spellers - 1815 - 156 pages
...There, where a few thorn shrubs the place disclose,. The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was, to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty p iu'nds a year ; Remote from towns- he ran his go iiy race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change...
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The Poetical Works, Complete, of Oliver Goldsmith ... with Some Account of ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1816 - 149 pages
...There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with...godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change bis place; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By doctrines fash ion' d to the varying hour; Far...
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Sequel to the English Reader, Or Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Authors - 1816 - 286 pages
...difclofe, The village preacher's modeft manfion rofe. A man he was, to all the country dear, And paffing rich with forty pounds a year : Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wifh'd to change his place. Unfkillful he to fawn or feek for power, By doftrines fafhion'd to the...
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Practical English Prosody and Versification: Or, Descriptions of the ...

John Carey - English language - 1816 - 261 pages
... Their splendid domes and busy streets declare Their firmest fort, a king's parental care. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich * with forty pounds a year. Iambic verses of eight syllables — in other respects, pure latnbics--^- but containing examples of...
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The Poetical Works, and Essays, of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 253 pages
...There, where a few torn shrnbs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A roaa he was, to all the country dear, And passing rich...race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change, Ms place ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour; T'ar...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was, to all the country dear, And passing rich...Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wish'd to change his place ; Unpractised he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd...
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 254 pages
...There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear. And passing rich with...Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change his place. Unpractised he to fawn or seek for power, By doctrines fashioned...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 7

1827
...intelligent agreeable companion in the Curate, who, as Dr. Goldsmith observes on a like occasion, •' Is to all the country dear. And passing- rich, with forty pounds a year.* The first curiosity we were conducted to was Hurtlepot, about 80 yards above the chapel. It is a round...
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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with...change his place; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour ; Far other aims his heart had learn'd to prize,...
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